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Nov 26, 2021
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0574 PA8278 Swingin' Six
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Topic: need meta
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17 min., color: Mid-1950s holiday to Niagara Falls, with boat trip to the base of the falls, also relaxing on Lake Michigan.
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Topics: 1950s, Niagara, Niagara Falls, Lake Michigan, boating, leisure, modernist architecture, beach...
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Nov 26, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097715
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Nov 25, 2021 Sherman (L.)
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Nov 25, 2021
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RP 000967
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Topic: RP 000967
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Nov 25, 2021
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RP 001018
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Topic: RP 001018
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Nov 25, 2021
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RP 000639
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Topic: RP 000639
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Nov 25, 2021
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RP 001031
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Topic: RP 001031
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Nov 25, 2021
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RP 001044
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Topic: RP 001044
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Nov 24, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097842
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Nov 24, 2021 Ferno (John) and Losey (Joseph)
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A simple, poetic exposition of a child's day at a modern summer camp. The six- to twelve-year-old children have been candidly photographed at work and play as they are encouraged to express their creative instincts and solve their problems independently. Deals with children from two to seven, showing them in activities designed to cultivate self-reliance and independence. In close contact with nature in conditions as primitive as is consistent with safety, the children learn how to live with...
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Nov 22, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097839
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097839
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Nov 21, 2021 Handy (Jam) Organization
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PA-2177 ìWonderful Worldî 08:01:14:28 - 08:45:06:23 Color Sound 1959 "Wonderful World" Broad documentary surveying global cultures, lifestyles, emphasizing common human activities, sponsored by Coca-Cola. Narrator: Ken Nordine. Parallels in European, American, Asian, South American, Caribbean lifestyles, leisure, hospitality, (racial stereotypes in narration.) Landmarks, history, sports, architecture, travel. Amazingly, everyone drinks Coke - globalism, multinationalism. 08:01:14:28...
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Nov 21, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097840
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097840
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Nov 20, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097843
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097843
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Nov 20, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097838
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097838
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Nov 19, 2021
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Home Movie PA 096033
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Topic: Home Movie PA 096033
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Nov 18, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097836
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097836
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Nov 17, 2021 Don Robert Catlin
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An interesting salute to the Statue Of Liberty, and America in general.
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Topics: Statue Of Liberty, America: Landmarks
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Nov 17, 2021
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from tape 0517 PA8151 Burlesque (including Sheree) 016.10, PA6908
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Topic: need meta
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Nov 16, 2021 Deane Dickason
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This film appears MOS, but originally had sound and was produced and narrated by the radio world travel radio commentator Deane Dickason. Interesting silent portrait of cultural life in the East Indies during Dutch colonialism. PA8530 Coveted East Indies, The 16mm Koda travelogue, 2 reels, ca. 1938-39
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Topics: Travelogues, East Indies, Netherlands: History and Culture, Indonesia, Colonization
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Nov 16, 2021 Coronet Instructional Films
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Dramatic film offering instruction in basic social graces.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Teenagers
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Nov 16, 2021
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Home Movie PA 097835
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Topic: Home Movie PA 097835
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Nov 15, 2021
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Home Movie PA 010793
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Topic: Home Movie PA 010793
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Nov 15, 2021
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Home Movie PA 096029
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Topic: Home Movie PA 096029
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Nov 14, 2021
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Home Movie PA 096025 
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Topic: Home Movie PA 096025
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Nov 14, 2021
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Home Movie PA 010828
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Topic: Home Movie PA 010828
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Nov 13, 2021 On Film, Inc.
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Remarkable, surreal industrial film promoting "Atarax," a tranquilizer, and asserting how "ataraxic medicines" can help us all to achieve the relaxed state we long for. Created by Coni Johnston, Mel London, Joseph Cole, Bert Spielvogel, Tracy Ward (a pseudonym for Virginia Bell) and by Rune Hagman, Delores Phox, Jeanne Sharp, Dick Brophy, M. Opelle, Herb Hagens.
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Topics: Psychology, Pharmaceutical industry, Medicine: Psychiatry
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Nov 13, 2021 Coronet Instructional Films
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Uses the story of teens trying to extend the hours of their "Teen Canteen" as a vehicle for explaining customs, moral codes, and laws.
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Topics: Social guidance, Law, Teenagers
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Nov 12, 2021 Steeg Productions
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Filmed on location at: The Orange Ell, Chestnut Hill Community Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Brethren Coffee House, Church of the Brethren, Glendale, California; Cholmondeley's, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts; The Pit, The Ship's Wheel, The Provincial Club, family basements in Racine, Wisconsin.
favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews )
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Nov 11, 2021
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favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews )
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Nov 8, 2021
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001378 001
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Topic: 001378 001
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Nov 4, 2021
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favoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews )
Topic: need meta
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Nov 4, 2021
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Communicates through a child's eyes the problem of molestation. A little girl is rescued by the police who explain to her how to avoid dangerous situations and how to deal with them when they arise.
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Nov 3, 2021 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Announcement film introducing the new 1966 Chevrolet models. Skeletal entry
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Nov 2, 2021 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
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Line of children (junior-high-age) entering classroom. Librarians in planning meeting, all women. Kids in front of library display board "Books Away!", showing books attached to little parachutes. Librarian reading aloud to kids Older children making puppets and Viking helmets with horns. Pan over kids listening Some African American kids in all-Black school library -- scenes highly underexposed (could rexfer) Kids rubberstamping books out Black students in library CU Black girl...
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Nov 2, 2021 Nowak (Amram) Associates
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Three short dramatic, open-ended situations designed to provoke discussion in alcohol education programs. Includes "The Party," in which a new boy wants to make friends and offers his house for a party while his parents are away; "The Mother," in which an intoxicated mother picks up her daughter and a friend at a shopping mall and then embarrasses the daughter in front of a boy; and "The Ride," in which younger students are offered drinks by older friends and then...
favoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews )
Topics: Substance abuse: Alcohol, Teenagers: 1970s, Substance abuse: Drugs
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Nov 2, 2021 Unknown
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Perhaps one of the most disturbing films in the Prelinger collection. Do you really want to see your meat being prepared?
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Topics: Food industry: Meat production, Minnesota (History and culture), Animals: Pigs
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Nov 2, 2021 Horizon Productions Services
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Should the sponsor of a high-school newspaper have the power to determine whether a picture of a student fight should be printed?
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Topics: Social guidance, Censorship
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Nov 2, 2021
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098511
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Topic: 098511
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Nov 2, 2021
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098633
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Topic: 098633
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Oct 29, 2021 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
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Classic "slippery slope" narrative of post-World War II stoned slackerdom.
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Topic: Substance abuse: Drugs
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Oct 28, 2021 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline.
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Topics: Detroit, Michigan, City planning, Race relations
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Oct 26, 2021
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Aftermath of San Francisco earthquake, April 18, 1906:More views of destruction taken from a vehicle moving east down Market Street
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Oct 23, 2021 Educational Services Incorporated
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Dorothy Montgomery uses a Leybold tube to measure the curvature of the path of the electrons in a magnetic field and thus determine the mass of the electron.
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Oct 23, 2021 Vogue Wright Studios
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Produced by Vogue Wright Studios in collaboration with the George Reuter Organization.
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Topic: industrial film
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Oct 23, 2021
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Tells story of an adolescent who returns home late at night and neglects his school work. Pictures alternate methods of discipline being tried by his parents without success. Attempts to determine how much discipline is good for adolescents. Shows the results of both too little and too much parental control.
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Topic: need keyword
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Oct 23, 2021 Centron Productions
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Why is a high-school girl such a snob?
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Topic: Social guidance
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Oct 21, 2021
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Viewing notes in can state: Summer kids & family Salt Lake City winter Mormon Temple Snowball fights Summer fun
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Topics: home movies, prelinger
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Oct 20, 2021 U.S. War Department
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Admonishes Americans that they will lose their country if they let fanaticism and hatred turn them into "suckers." "Let's forget about 'we' and 'they' -- let's think about us!" In the context of the emerging Cold War, this film appears paradoxical.
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Topics: Prejudice, Cold War, Racism
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Oct 18, 2021 University Film Foundation
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Women in period costumes demonstrate spinning and weaving as done throughout history
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Oct 16, 2021 U.S. Army
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Military training drama showing how the residents of a barracks convince a sloppy soldier to clean up his act. With many folk songs on cleanliness.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Military, Music: Folk
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Oct 16, 2021 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Traces the course of alcohol through the body; shows the effects of alcohol on the brain; dramatizes the case of a problem drinker, including treatment.
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Topic: Substance abuse: Alcohol
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Oct 16, 2021 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Astonishing sitcom-style sponsored film encouraging increased consumption of electricity by an ever-increasing number of appliances. The plot pits a starry-eyed teenage girl against a geek whose main interests happen to be engineering and time study.
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Topics: Electricity, Gender roles, Houses and homes
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Oct 16, 2021 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
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Writing, editing and mass production of books.
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Topic: Communication: Books
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Oct 15, 2021
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This early nudie-film, showing two naked women lolling around a rocky landscape, is more quaint than erotic. It's not clear what the original purpose was - it appears to be an excerpt from a longer film, and the peculiar title, in combination with the occasional mild nuzzling of the protagonists, suggests some kind of cautionary film about lesbianism. For our purposes, these gentle images of two naked women (one thin, and the other, well, Rubenesque), crossing a meadow picking flowers, climbing...
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Oct 15, 2021 WPTZ Motion Picture Unit
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Mid-Fifties slices of life and landscape in Philadelphia and surrounding towns. With excellent color footage of downtown scenes, neighborhoods, the Mummers Parade, Levittown, factories in Camden, New Jersey, and many other subjects that can no longer be seen. Producer and Director: Cal Jones. Cinematographer: Ralph Lopatin. Writer and Narrator: Dick McCutchen.
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Topics: Philadelphia, Pa., Cities: U.S., Northeast, Levittown, Pa.
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Oct 14, 2021
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Promotional film for Westinghouse refrigerator line featuring a system of sticker-like decorations enabling purchasers to style their appliances as they choose. Vague hippie-type flower-power graphics; scenes of mod-dressed middle-class conventional people
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Topic: need keyword
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Oct 14, 2021
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0696 PA8508 Out of This World
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Oct 14, 2021
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001326
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Topic: 001326
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Oct 13, 2021 Chicago Film Laboratory, Inc.
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How the Household Finance Corporation helps working families with installment loans during the Depression.
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Topics: Economics, Consumerism, Great Depression (1930s)
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Oct 13, 2021 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Auto manufacturing as an expression (and motivator) of America's economic success.
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Topics: Advertising: General, Automobiles: Advertising, Free enterprise
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Oct 13, 2021 Handy (Jam) Organization
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How steel and steel alloys make the modern automobile safer and more durable.
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Topics: Metals: Steel, Automobiles: Engineering, Automobiles: Advertising
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Oct 11, 2021
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Examines the widespread use of drugs in American society and presents experts discussing different reasons for increased drug abuse by youth. Focuses on the varying opinions of a judge, researcher, child psychologist, minister, and drug user toward increased drug abuse. Emphasizes the need for helping children make proper choices about drugs. Highlight: JIM NABORS and unidentified woman do operatic duet to "Figaro" with lyrics changed to drug references; Jim Nabors pops pills in the...
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Oct 11, 2021
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Yellowstone Park, Pikes Peak, Rocky Mountain National Park, May 30, 1941
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Topics: prelinger, home movies
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Oct 8, 2021 Handy (Jam) Organization
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Tour of an auto parts and accessories factory climaxing with a stop-motion product parade.
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Topics: Animation: Stop-motion, Manufacturing
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Oct 8, 2021 Castle Films
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Complete presentation of the banana industry from the clearing of the jungle and the planting to the shipment of the fruit to the American markets.
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Topics: Agriculture: Bananas, Central America
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Oct 4, 2021
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To come.
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Topics: prelinger, home movies
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Sep 30, 2021 Davis (Sid) Productions
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The juvenile officer of a town explains the safety and economy competition to the police department, a two-day 663 mile route -- "starting in Lynwood and moving east to San Bernardino, then north, cutting through the mountains at Cajon Pass, to Barstow (US 91) for refueling, then out across the Joshua Tree desert to Las Vegas, Nevada. Up to the Hoover Dam, and then back home again." The ton mileage formula, used to make the competition fair, includes weighing the automobiles and...
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Sep 30, 2021 Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
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Map-Chart technique surveys chronologically and compactly the history of immigration up to the restrictive law of 1924. Economic, political and religious motives of immigrants shown in scene in steamship office abroad. Scene at Ellis Island.
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Sep 30, 2021
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Topic: Vintage Erotica
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Sep 27, 2021 Coronet Instructional Films
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Gives students a basis for thinking clearly about real love and shows that mere conviction of love is not enough to insure lasting happiness. A drama.
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Topics: Social guidance, Psychology, Marriage
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Sep 27, 2021 Coronet Instructional Films
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For teenagers, honesty can come easy or hard, depending on the stakes.
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Topic: Social guidance
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Sep 27, 2021 Coronet Instructional Films
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How exercise will make you healthy and popular.
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Topics: Health and hygiene, Exercise
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Sep 24, 2021 Davis (Sid) Productions
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Venereal disease among the young. A short version of Davis's feature film V.D. Excellent stock shots of early-1960s youth culture in Los Angeles. 02:00:16:03 VS of the building of MIDWAY HOSPITAL (modern round and orange building) Another building (hospital and clinic), Southern California street on foreground with palm trees and cars, policeman in front of a building 02:00:31:04 MCU of man in white lab coat, shelves of a laboratory with beakers and jars in foreground, the man is holding a...
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